A three-day conference aimed at identifying the problems and to intensify the protection of Filipinos abroad is being held in Olongapo City.
The Joint PH-KSA Industry Conference on the Welfare and Protection of OFWs is organized by the Philippine Recruitment Agencies Accredited to Saudi Arabia (PRAASA), a known organization for Philippine recruitment agencies.
Its president Aimee Enriqeuz and some agencies in Saudi Arabia are working together to learn major issues and concerns facing Filipinos working overseas.
The conference is targeting to come up with a unified solution to improving the welfare of domestic workers in Saudi Arabia.
Government agencies such as Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Labor and Employment, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, and Philippine Employment Administration are all going to participate.
Joining the event as a speaker is Dr. Abdullah Bin Nasser Al Bussairy, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
It will run from April 22 to 24 at the Subic Bay Travellers Hotel and Events Place, Subic Bay.